Clive Hirst

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Clive Hirst was born and bought up in Frankfort, Kentucky. He was the only child of his parents. He graduated from Kentucky State University and did a major on Microbiology. He is a veteran cyclist and has travelled all across the United States. He is currently working as an assistant professor in a middle eastern College, somewhere in Kurdistan and he still loves cycling when he is not teaching his students.

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Pros and Cons of Going Tubeless

Surprisingly, more than 10 years after tubeless has become almost a given in the world of mountain biking, I still…

Commuting by Bike

Tips for Commuting by Bike

I am a cyclist, and I want to share some tips that will help you get your bike on the…

Performance of Cyclist

HIIT Improves Performance of Cyclist

Highly Intensive Interval Training (HIIT) with maximum effort blocks of 30 seconds can improve the performance of cyclists. When HIIT…

Cycling Training Doctrines

Basics of Cycling Training Doctrines

The Principle Of Load And Recovery is the most fundamental principle of training. After the load of a good workout,…

Group Riding

Group Riding – The Good, Bad & Ugly

Ask most coaches and they will tell you that group riding has a place for training, but if you really…

Winter Training and Cycling

Winter Training and Cycling

Many athletes live in climates where the extremes of the seasons make training outdoors difficult, and at times, impossible. That…

First Race of the Season

First Race of the Season

The first race of the year is always an intense feeling.  There are always thoughts of uncertainty.  You are really…

Race Day Mindset

Race Day Mindset

Race days are filled with many emotions, from the nervous energy at the start line to the emotions experienced while…

B&C Priority Races

What B&C Priority Races Will Teach You

Race season is upon us and athletes everywhere are starting to think about key races to do well at and…

Ultra Cycling Events

Fueling For Ultra Cycling Events

Proper fueling during a long-duration event/race (200 miles to 500+ miles) is something that can’t be taken lightly… the quality…